On this date sixteen years ago, the Mariners signed Nippon Professional Baseball superstar Ichiro Suzuki to a three-year major league contract. It was a historic move at the time, because the then 27-year old outfielder was the first position player signed by an MLB team from Japan. 621 more words
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The tools to his excellence and the keys to his mastery of the game of Baseball. Ichiro’s bats are almost as much of a mystery as the man, himself. 141 more words
By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer
NEW YORK (AP) _ Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins in the first game of a pivotal series between National League playoff contenders Monday night. 129 more words
By Cary Osborne
For the second time in the tournament’s history, Dodger Stadium will host the World Baseball Classic semifinals and finals.
The games will take place from March 20-22, 2017. 252 more words